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Will switching RAM improve gaming performance?

Currently I have 16gb(4x4gb) ddr3 1333mhz RAM that I purchased 4 years ago. I have never had problems with any games reaching 144 fps to match my monitor's refresh rate until now. I have a 2070 Super, and i7 4790k 4 core @ 4.3 mhz. I am trying not to spend too much on PC upgrades and I'm trying to figure out if I need new RAM. 

 

My motherboard (Z97 PC Mate) which I also bought in 2016 I am pretty sure only supports ddr3 ram though. I'm not sure what to do. help

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Hmmm it may help but I think it would help more with a new mobo, cpu and DDR4. DDR3 will probably cost a pretty penny or two since it's no longer in production so I would upgrade the board and cpu as well.

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Maybe its time to switch to Something newer like x570s and maybe get DDR4 3200Mhz CL16 or lower

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Most RAM currently on the market are DDR4 and your CPU does not support it.

So you're gonna have to upgrade Motherboard and CPU along with your RAM.

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from the testing i've done way long ago, the difference isnt too much on a 4790k..

 

it could make numbers a bit better, but i'd also dare state you're better off pocketing the money until you upgrade to a DDR4 platform.

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2 minutes ago, ItsJakeJucie said:

Maybe its time to switch to Something newer like x570s and maybe get DDR4 3200Mhz CL16 or lower

Would switching to a new mobo and ddr4 ram with higher speeds improve performance?

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Yes but make sure to get something that fits your socket, I completely forgot your were intel based that's why I said X570 

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6 minutes ago, bigpoppy69 said:

Would switching to a new mobo and ddr4 ram with higher speeds improve performance?

If you have money you could upgrade something much new like LGA1151 

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11 minutes ago, bigpoppy69 said:

Would switching to a new mobo and ddr4 ram with higher speeds improve performance?

There aren't any DDR4-compatible motherboards that support the 4790K, so you'd need to upgrade the CPU as well.

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